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Domitila "Tillie" Rodriguez

October 29, 1941 ~ November 21, 2023 (age 82) 82 Years Old

Domitila Rodriguez Obituary

Domitila Rodriguez, 82, of Beeville Texas passed away from this life the morning of Nov 21, 2023, with her family by her side in Corpus Christi, Texas. Domitila was born on October 29,1941 to Jose and Domitila Saldivar Hawkins in Alice, Texas. She graduated from Alice High School and worked at Lack’s furniture store as an account manager. She met the love of her life, Domingo Rodriguez, and they were married on October 27,1967.

She is preceded in death by her son, Louis Rodriguez (Melissa) and her brother, Johnny Saldivar Hawkins (Dora) (Mary). 

She is survived by her loving husband of 56 years, Domingo Rodriguez; her two sons, Daniel Rodriguez (Tammy) and Rene Rodriguez; her sisters and spouses, Delia Hawkins Perez (Edward) and Lucilia Hawkins Salinas (Mario); her brother and spouse, Arturo Saldivar Hawkins (Grace). She is also survived by her grandchildren, Darian Rodriguez, Sela Rodriguez, Alanis Rodriguez, Logan Rodriguez, Bailey Rodriguez, Sherri Rodriguez, Caleb Rodriguez, Brynlee Rodriguez, Kyle, Danielle, Kenny and Ryan and two great grandchildren, Landon Axel Swayne, and Carter Noel Swayne.

She was an active member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Beeville since 1975 and devoted to praying to the holy rosary. She was also an active member of Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration of Beeville since March 29,1992 and was an active member of the Devine Mercy Society. Her passion was her family. From being her son’s home room mother at school to being the team mom to all three in baseball, basketball, football and overseeing their activities at the Boys Club.

A visitation will be held from 4-8 pm on Tuesday, November 28, at Oak Park Memorial Funeral Chapel. A holy rosary will be recited at 7 pm with Deacon Roger Rosenbaum reciting. A funeral mass will be celebrated at 10 am on Wednesday, Nov. 29, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church with Fr. R.J. Regalado as celebrant. Interment will be held at a later date at Coastal Bend State Veterans Cemetery in Corpus Christi, Texas.

Serving as pallbearers are Robert Martinez, Tony Garcia, Jaime Cano, John Beltran, Carlos Martinez, Larry Faure, Caleb Rodriguez, and Keith Baugham. Honorary pallbearers are Robert Labbe, Roel Estringel, Richard Evrett, Eloy Rodriguez, Johnny Padilla, and Felix Rodriguez.




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November 28, 2023

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Oak Park Memorial Funeral Chapel, Beeville, Texas

Recitation of the Rosary
November 28, 2023

7:00 PM
Oak Park Memorial Funeral Chapel, Beeville, Texas

Funeral Mass
November 29, 2023

10:00 AM
St. Joseph's Catholic Church
609 E. Gramman St.
Beeville, Texas 78102


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